Faculty and Staff

Kelly McKenna

Kelly McKenna
Kelly McKenna

Teaching Areas

  • Adult Teaching and Learning Theories
  • History of Adult Education
  • Instructional Design
  • Technology Integration
  • Distance Education
  • Introduction to Research

Research Areas

  • Adult Education
  • Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning
  • Distance Education
  • Learning Communities

About Dr. McKenna

Dr. Kelly McKenna is an assistant professor in the Adult Education and Training master's degree program in the School of Education at Colorado State University. She completed her Ph.D. in educational technology from the University of Northern Colorado, and earned a master’s degree in education and human resource studies with a specialization in Adult Education and Training from Colorado State University.

Dr. McKenna’s teaching experience includes face-to-face, hybrid, and online instruction. Her research interests lie in the field of adult education, with research objectives aimed to support adult learners in their educational and occupational endeavors by creating optimal learning environments and facilitating successful student experiences. She focuses on distance education with attention to technology enhanced teaching and learning and online learning communities.

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